Soul Flowers

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Soul Flowers
Soul Flowers.jpg
Studio album by Johnny "Hammond" Smith
Released 1968
Recorded September 27, 1967
Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Genre Jazz
Label Prestige
PR 7549
Producer Cal Lampley
Johnny "Hammond" Smith chronology
Gettin' Up
(1967)Gettin' Up1967
Soul Flowers
Dirty Grape
(1968)Dirty Grape1968

Soul Flowers is an album by jazz organist Johnny "Hammond" Smith recorded for the Prestige label in 1967.[1][2]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[3]

The Allmusic site awarded the album 3 stars stating "When a soul-jazz artist decides to devote the bulk of his album to pop standards and themes from the movies, stage, and TV, he better make damn sure that he interprets them in an inventive fashion. Fortunately, that's what Smith manages to do on this 1967 session".[3]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Johnny "Hammond" Smith except as indicated

  1. "N.Y.P.D." (Charles Gross) - 3:30
  2. "Dirty Apple" - 5:00
  3. "Days of Wine and Roses" (Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer) - 3:20
  4. "Ode to Billie Joe" (Bobbie Gentry) - 3:15
  5. "You'll Never Walk Alone" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers) - 3:10
  6. "Alfie" (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) - 3:05
  7. "Tara's Theme" (Max Steiner) - 3:35
  8. "Here's That Rainy Day" (Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) - 4:45
  9. "I Got a Woman" (Ray Charles, Renald Richard) - 5:20




  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed April 29, 2013
  2. ^ Johnny "Hammond" Smith discography accessed April 29, 2013
  3. ^ a b Unterberger, R. Allmusic listing accessed April 24, 2013.